UPDATE March 2021

It's been many years since I updated the site, but am in the process now of finally updating it. For the time being, I have transferred most of the old site, but I will add better photos of all of the guns as time permits.


Welcome to the latewar.com site. I've been busy over the last few years since I started this site, co-authoring a set of books devoted to the late war 98k. Click the link to www.thirdpartypress.com to purchase these books. This was an exciting project, and covers the transformation of the K98k from standard form into the last version, the Kriegsmodell. These books contains factory documents supplied by Jon Speed, along with 1700 plus pages packed full of color photos of correct, original rifles. If you want the newest books on the K98k rifle, these are the standard now!

K98k Collectors Forum

We've set up a new online forum for collectors of the 98k rifle, located at www.k98kforum.com . While the 4 books are complete and being sold, even now the research continues. Every day new information comes to light, from archives of documents throughout Europe. We strive to complete the story of the K98k rifle. Along with the K98k, small bore .22 caliber trainers and kits have a section, as well as bayonets and original paperwork. Join up and participate in the study of the K98k rifle, and join in the process to further the communites knowledge!

I am actively in search of late 1944-1945 dated items for the site, so if you have 1944-1945 dated items of interest, email me as I would love to add more items to the pages. I am always looking for K98k rifles and 1945 dated items to buy as well, and appreciate any leads for items.